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The Greatest Athletes Ever

Best Athletes
142.8k votersThe Best Athletes Of All TimeThe greatest athletes of all time: a list of the most dominant, iconic, famous players in the history of sports. This list gathers...
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9.8k votersAthletes Whose Careers Ended Too SoonThis list of athletes whose careers ended too soon includes dozens of promising athletes who for one reason or another were forced...
Controversy
2.1k votersThe Most Controversial Athletes in Sports HistorySports stars are one part celebrity, one part athlete. Like so many celebrities, some sports stars are prone to scandal. These spo...
Celebrities
5.7k votersWho Is The Most Famous Athlete In The World Right Now?When it comes to the most famous athletes in the world right now, a select few names easily top the list. Not only that, but many ...
Influential
2.6k votersThe Most Influential Athletes Of All TimeThe most influential athletes of all time aren't just the best stars from their respective sports, but some of the most iconic ind...
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7.5k votersAthletes Who Spark the Most Fan ArgumentsA list of athletes who are passionately loved and hated by sports fans. These divisive, controversial sports stars inspire both lo...
Comedy
5.8k votersThe Funniest Professional AthletesThe funniest professional athletes are the stars of the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL who don't just amaze fans with their athletic skills...
Female Athletes
11.4k votersThe Best Female Athletes of All TimeThe greatest female athletes of all time: a list of the most dominant, iconic female athletes to ever play or compete in their res...
Left Handed
8.7k votersThe Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All TimeThe greatest left-handed athletes of all time are some of the greatest men and women to ever play baseball, basketball, football, ...
Mockery
4.1k votersThe Dumbest Professional AthletesThe dumbest professional athletes might not be the least intelligent athletes overall, but each is responsible for at least one re...
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4.2k votersOverhyped Athletes Who Still PerformedOverhyped athletes who still performed represent a special breed of athletes who captured the attention of fans and critics around...
Best Athletes
1.9k votersThe Best Short Male AthletesThe best short male athletes include World Series champions, Super Bowl winners, Stanley Cup hoisters and Olympic gold medalists b...
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7.2k votersThe Most Obnoxious AthletesA CrowdRanked List the most obnoxious athletes from any sport. Rank the most annoying guys who are constantly twittering absurd po...
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2.8k votersFamous Athletes Who Could Have Dominated a Second SportFamous athletes who could have dominated a second sport tell the story of men and women with so much athletic ability that they sh...
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5.1k votersThe Smartest Professional AthletesThe smartest professional athletes include Rhodes Scholars, 1580 SAT scorers, and Ivy League standouts whose book smarts and pure ...
Reality TV
2.2k votersAthletes Who Should Get a Reality ShowAthletes who should get a reality show are the popular athletes in the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and other sports whose off-field lives a...
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2k votersThe Greatest Out of Shape Athletes in SportsThe greatest out-of-shape athletes don't fit the mold of the typical athlete with toned limbs and six-pack abs yet they continue t...
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4.1k votersGreat Athletes Who Waited Too Long To RetireAthletes who waited too long to retire for one reason or another made the choice to continue playing, sometimes for several years,...
Athletes
5.7k votersAthletes with the Best Facial HairThe athletes with the best facial hair are often best known not for their athletic abilities on some of the top football, baseball...
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615 votersAthletes With the Coolest Post-Sports CareersAthletes with the coolest post-sports careers are those former professional athletes who after their playing days ended, went on t...